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  • You Speak We Listen

    You Speak We Listen

    Sheffield Voices, is out and about in the community over the next few months hosting ‘You Speak We Listen’ events. They want to bring together people who identify with having a learning disability and people who identify with being Autistic to come along and share your stories about what your lives look like and what changes you think services need to be making. The first event is at Westfield School on 24th October from 10am – 12.30pm.

  • Have You Got Something to Share?

    Have You Got Something to Share?

    Shaping Our Lives has launched a free guide and video which can help you share your lived experience. It contains an overview of what involvement means, who can do it, how to have a positive and inclusive experience, and where you can go to find opportunities. It’s also a useful resource for user-led groups to send to their members or if you organise involvement activities.

  • 'Good Life' Research

    'Good Life' Research

    Karen Mutsatsa , a disabled post graduate researcher in psychology at Anglia Ruskin University, is carrying out research asking what living a ‘Good Life’ means when you have a physical or sensory impairment. The research will involve 20 questions and a £15 amazon gift voucher to show appreciation of participating in the study.

  • Happy 15th Sheffield Cycling 4 All !

    Happy 15th Sheffield Cycling 4 All !

    We’d love you to join us this Thursday, 28th September (10.30am – 3pm), for our inclusive cycling project’s 15th Birthday celebration in Hillsborough Park! The cycling session will happen as usual and other providers are bringing different cycles to try out…and what would a birthday be without cake?

  • Contacting Service Providers Proves 'Daunting'

    Contacting Service Providers Proves 'Daunting'

    New research by Disability Rights UK reveals that almost three quarters of disabled people delay contacting essential service providers because they feel daunted by the process. This means they are missing out on much-needed support and important information. Could ‘Support Hub’ be the solution?

  • Falls Awareness and Dementia

    Falls Awareness and Dementia

    In Falls Prevention Awareness Week we are highlighting Sheffield City Council’s new resources for people living with dementia including their ‘Staying Steady and Independent with Dementia’ leaflet. They are available on the Sheffield Directory’s Dementia Support in Sheffield pages.

  • Cuts to more bus services ahead - how will this affect you?

    Cuts to more bus services ahead - how will this affect you?

    If you use public transport in the city then sadly we have been informed of another imminent round of cuts to many services. There is the opportunity to share how these cuts might impact you by joining a public meeting on Friday 22nd September, Friday 27th October and Tuesday 31st of October or sending feedback.

  • Scrutinize the Housing and Neighbourhood Service

    Scrutinize the Housing and Neighbourhood Service

    Would you like to be part of a Scrutiny Panel or become a Mystery Shopper for Sheffield City Council?. By being involved as a volunteer you can help to measure the quality of their Housing and Neighbourhood Service and give your own feedback on the service you’ve received as a tenant.

  • Sheffield Community Awards 2023

    Sheffield Community Awards 2023

    Voluntary Action Sheffield has announced that nominations for the Sheffield Community Awards 2023 are OPEN! The awards recognise and celebrate the work of local communities; the volunteers, groups, charities and faith and voluntary organisations making a huge contribution to Sheffield people and communities.

  • New Hubs Mobility Advice Service

    New Hubs Mobility Advice Service

    Supported by the Department for Transport, HMAS is a free information and guidance service on the best accessible travel options for disabled people and individuals who may be considering retiring from driving. It is provided online through a national website and at 15 Driving Mobility centres with dedicated HMAS experts who will assist with inclusive transport queries.

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A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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